Google celebrates the 80th birthday of François Truffaut with three Doodles.
Top 5 facts about François Truffaut:
1. He was born on February 6, 1932 in Paris.
2. François Truffaut was an influential film critic and filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, and actor working on over twenty-five films.
3. He was and one of the founders of the French New Wave.
4. In a film career lasting over a quarter of a century, he remains an icon of the French film industry. Best known films: The 400 Blows (1959), Shoot the Piano Player (1960), Fahrenheit 451 (1966), The Man Who Loved Women (1977).
5. François Truffaut died on October 21, 1984.